ELF instruction for section and branch.
Wed Dec 24 11:14:00 GMT 2003
I tried using it for MIPS but I think it is not defined there, but it
work perfectly for x86 ELF.
Will have to get more info on this from the MIPS people.
Thanx for the advice.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jamie Lokier [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Sunday, 21 December, 2003 20:22 PM
> To: Gagneet Singh
> Cc: 'Richard Sandiford'; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: ELF instruction for section and branch.
> Gagneet Singh wrote:
> > I wish to compile and link the example in the x86 architecture with
> > ELF format as output, how will I do that and specially is that
> > possible??
> It works fine with x86 and plenty of other architectures.
> You may also find the ".subsection" directive useful, if all
> you need is for some instructions to be out of line. It will
> put the code in a separate subsection at the end of the same
> section in the object file, so the offset can be calculated
> at assembly time instead of link time.
> -- Jamie
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